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A New Form of Expression: Julia Margaret Cameron’s Photographic Illustrations of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s Poetry, Hannah Sothern

This article considers how the early British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron used the aesthetic language of the Pre-Raphaelites to illustrate Tennyson’s Idylls of the King and Other Poems, and looks at how Tennyson’s poem The Lady of Shalott had a vast impact on visual culture of the time. Since the advent of photography, interesting debates have arisen about its place within the hierarchy of the arts in the Victorian era.

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Friday, May 1, 2015
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